Portrait Dominik Benz

Dominik Benz
PD Dr. med.

Attending Physician, Department of Cardiology
Attending Physician, Department of Nuclear Medicine


  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac imaging (MRI, CT, NUK)
  • Cardiac amyloidosis


Tel. +41 43 253 11 91


Since 2022 Attending Physician Echocardiography, Department of Cardiology
Attending Physician Cardiac Imaging, Department of Nuclear Medicine
11.2022 Certification for cardiac MRI (SCMR Level III)
08.2022 Certification for transesophageal echocardiography (EACVI)
2021 – 2022 Clinical Fellow in Cardiac MRI, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston MA
Scientific Fellow in Cardiac Amyloidosis, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
08.2021 Specialist in cardiology FMH
2019 – 2021 Resident, Cardiology, USZ
2017 – 2019 Resident, Internal Medicine & Cardiology, GZO Hospital Wetzikon
2014 – 2016 Resident, Cardiac Imaging, Department of Nuclear Medicine, USZ
2014 State Examination in Human Medicine, University of Zurich

Most important memberships

  • Member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC)
  • Member of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • Member of the Swiss Society of Cardiology (SGK)
  • Member of the Zurich Society of Cardiology (ZGK)

Research focus

Clinical research in the field of cardiac amyloidosis and ischemic heart disease using innovative cardiac imaging techniques (quantitative cardiac PET, hybrid imaging, artificial intelligence in cardiac CT). The research is carried out in close cooperation with Brigham & Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School in Boston MA.

Publication list

To the publication list


International activities

2023-2024 ASNC Committee for Education
2022-2024 ESC Board Committee for Young Cardiovascular Professionals
2022-2024 ASNC Leadership Development Program
2020-2022 EACVI “Heart Imagers of Tomorrow”